Nebraska Court Rejects Newspaper Reporter's Challenge to Coverage of His Scuffle with Parking Attendant

January 14, 2019

Reprinted with permission from MLRC MediaLawLetter, January 2019

A Nebraska state judge dismissed a defamation case – brought, ironically, by a newspaper reporter – holding that a television station's coverage of the reporter's run-in with a city parking employee was substantially true and protected by the fair report privilege. This decision provides much needed recent precedent reinforcing defamation defenses in Nebraska. Read More.

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